December 14, 2018
MRS. SUSAN ELSEROAD (wife of Rev. Richard Elseroad, Grace Lutheran Church, Knoxville, TN)
REV. NORM GROTELUSCHEN (Germantown, TN, MDS President – Emeritus)
MRS. ALISON HAWKINS (Mid-South District Office)
MICHELE LAYNE (ECE Director, St. John’s, Fayetteville, AR)
REV. RICHARD MAYER (Pea Ridge, AR)
RICHARD MEYER (Bella Vista, AR)
DAVID OESCH (Jackson, TN)
REV. DAVID RUBKE (Tullahoma, TN)
REV. MERLIN SEPMEYER (Crossville, TN)
MRS. SUE ANN TOOPES (wife of Rev. Andy Toopes, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Bowling Green, KY)
AMY WALTERS (sister of Julie Tyler, Mid-South District Office)
THE MOTHER OF MS. MICHELE LAYNE (ECE Director, St. John’s, Fayetteville, AR)
CONGREGATIONS, SCHOOLS AND WORKERS TO PRAY FOR THIS WEEK
Elizabethton, TN – Redeemer Lutheran Church
Mr. Richard Shambaugh – Deacon
Batesville, AR – Hope Lutheran Church
Rev. Joel Krogen – Pastor
Harriman, TN – Redeemer Lutheran Church
Rev. Michael Miller – Pastor
Chattanooga, TN – Belvoir Christian Academy Preschool
Ms. Melissa Swafford – ECE Director
Rev. Norm Groteluschen, Germantown, TN
Missouri District – LCMS
Rev. Dr. Robert Hagan, President
IN CALLING PROCESS – CONGREGATIONS
ACCEPTED: Rev. Travis Ferguson, Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, Knoxville, TN has accepted a call to be Pastor of Family Connections at Christ Lutheran Church Ministries, La Mesa, CA.
Rev. Reed Shoaff, Sole Pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, London, AR, has accepted the call to serve as Pastor at Salem Lutheran Church in Taylorsville, North Carolina.
Rev. William Miller, Senior Pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Memphis, TN has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor at Faith Lutheran Church & School, Lincoln, NE.
Rev. Neil Vanderbush, Pastor of Faith Lutheran Church, Bentonville, AR has accepted a call to serve as Chaplain in the U.S. Army, reporting for training January 9th in South Carolina.
PENDING: Rev. Michael Croom, Pastor of Faith Lutheran Church, Hopkinsville, KY, has been issued a call to serve as Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Memphis, TN.
DECLINED: Rev. Randy Loux, Military Chaplain of the LCMS Board for Mission Services, has returned the call to serve as Pastor of Waikoloa Lutheran Church, Waikoloa Village, HI.
IN THE CALLING PROCESS – CONGREGATIONS
Bella Vista Lutheran Church, Bella Vista, AR – Associate Pastor
Faith Lutheran Church, Bentonville, AR – Pastor
First Lutheran Church, Knoxville, TN – Pastor
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Rogers, AR – Pastor
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Horseshoe Bend, AR – Pastor
St. John Lutheran Church, Russellville, AR – Pastor
Trinity Lutheran Church, Memphis, TN – Pastor
Mid-South District – Executive Director for Missions and Ministry
IN THE CALLING PROCESS – COMMISSIONED MINISTERS
Avilla Christian Academy, Alexander, AR –Director of Parish Music